fielders are a greater risk for facial injuries than
batters. Four times as many fielders than batters
receive facial injuries.
According to the Consumer
Product Safety Commission, 49% of the reported facial
injuries occur in fielders. Batters receive only 11% of
the injuries while pitchers receive 7% and runners
receive 2%. 31% of facial injuries occur in warm-ups or
An estimated 100,000
sports-related eye injuries occur each year in the
United States. In the United States, the sports that
most often produce eye injuries are also the most
popular racquet sports, baseball and basketball.
According to a 1991 study by Jonathan Stock and F.
Michael Cornell, the risk of eye injury in these and
other sports varies with the
Children (5 to 12 years of age)
BB gun injuries
USES OF "GAME FACE"
Fast Pitch and Slow Pitch
Similar to the third baseman in distance from the
batter, once the pitch is delivered (i.e. 3035ft.) plus
all of the other factors, the pitcher is being required
to wear a Game Face.
Due to the close playing position of the batter (i.e.
30-40 ft.), the hardness of the ball, and the speed of
the ball coming off the aluminum bat, leagues have
started requiring the position player to wear a GameFace.
Coaches are using the Game Face for hitting the ball
extremely hard during practice so the players get used
to fielding hard hit balls during the game without fear.
This also allows for the coach to forget the fear of
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